HP has awarded longstanding partner Softcat its Financial Services Partner of the Year award. It’s the first year that HP has offered this worldwide award to a company in Europe.
Last Friday hundreds of Softcat staff from regional offices across the UK made a heroic effort for Comic Relief, dressing as superheroes and cartoon characters and participating in various fundraising activities, raising over £10,000 for poor and disadvantaged people in the UK and the world’s poorest countries.
Last week Softcat picked up the Value Added Reseller for H2 FY2015 award from growing data storage provider Pure Storage at the Eight Members Club in Bank, London. Peter Gadd, Pure Storage’s Northern EMEA director, presented the award.
Last week at the inaugural Megabuyte50 awards Softcat came 23rd in the Megabuyte top 50 ranking. Softcat was the second largest in revenues, 6th in the owner-managed segment, and one of just three VARs on the list. The awards celebrate the top 50 best performing privately-owned technology companies in the UK mid-market.
Softcat has had a strong start to 2015 with the award of its latest accolade, Adobe EMEA Reseller of the Year – the first time the platinum partner has achieved it.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Cloud Expo to join the Softcat managed services team for a drink, a bite to eat and an informal chat about all things cloud.
Last week Softcat threw open the doors to its brand new office in Leeds, decked out with games consoles, chill out areas and a colourful design, and is already scouting for new staff to fill the premises. It’s the second northern base and the fifth UK office for IT infrastructure provider Softcat, whose revenues reached £504 million last year.
Softcat’s corporate customers are warned to be on the look out for an extremely authentic-looking spam Microsoft email, a link in which leads the user to damaging malware that downloads additional malicious programs to devices.
In its third instalment the Softcat presales team takes a look at some of the significant product and industry news to cross their desks in the last couple of months.
Following hot on the heels of the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is set to improve accessibility to its customer relationship management (CRM) solution – by making it available via Open Licensing subscription from February. Softcat anticipates significant interest from its customers, with transitioning to the cloud ranking as a top priority for many organisations.